Category Archives: Personal Growth/Spirituality

The Coach’s Alphabet (vol. II): M = Momentum

M = Momentum As human beings we are prone to obey Newton’s 1st Law of Motion: “An object at rest remains at rest and an object in motion remains in motion unless acted upon by an external force.” Despite our … Continue reading

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The Coach’s Alphabet (vol. II): K = Kickoff

K = KICK-OFF THE COACH’S ALPHABET is a tool to explore your values and thus your attitudes and emotions one letter at time, from A = ACCOUNTABILITY thru Z = ZEAL. It is a great structure except when arriving at … Continue reading

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The Coach’s Alphabet (vol. II): I = Intentionality

Pastor, educator, and author Francis Chan said, “Our greatest fear should not be of failure, but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” How often are you on autopilot, functioning from a place of habit rather than … Continue reading

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The Coach’s Alphabet (vol. II): H = Hospitality

Previously, hospitality was understood to be a sacred obligation and social mandate with which every citizen was expected to generously offer and graciously receive. Continue reading

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The Coach’s Alphabet (vol. II): G = Generosity

Earlier this year I completed my doctoral dissertation on The Psychology of Hospitality: Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Environments. Throughout the 273-page document I explore hospitality through its ancient origins in Greek myth and tradition, its cultural and theological significance, its … Continue reading

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The Coach’s Alphabet (vol. II): F = Fun

Is it really worth reading a column on how FUN can make our lives more FUN? It seems like a no-brainer, yet, our schedules are so filled with maintaining our businesses, homes, health, and families, that we can go days, … Continue reading

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The Coach’s Alphabet (vol. II): E = Engagement

In working with private individuals on general health, wellness, and life balance, as well as with corporate clients on cultural change and organizational effectiveness, engagement is a popular ‘buzz’ word. Tied into the concepts of mindfulness and empowerment, historically the … Continue reading

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